Basement Workshop

OPEN WATERS in residence @ Basement Workshop

OPEN WATERS in residence @ Basement Workshop

  Open Waters is a new work created through a collaboration between Singaporean artist Tan Shou Chen and Bangkok artist Jaturachai Srichanwanpen (“Chuan”). Open Waters seeks to write a new creation myth for Singapore and Bangkok, using water myths as a starting…
FOR THE RECORD in residence @ Basement Workshop

FOR THE RECORD in residence @ Basement Workshop

For the Record is a three-part documentation project comprising a spoken-word performance, an exhibition, and a manuscript. The project explores the Eurasian identity in a time of great flux and online instances of xenophobia. How do Eurasians fit into the future of Singapore…
UNDER MY SKIN in residence @ Basement Workshop

UNDER MY SKIN in residence @ Basement Workshop

Under My Skin is a new work by Alessandra Fel, a Lecoq-trained physical theatre performer, director and teacher. The work began as an exploration into depression, a subtle illness almost invisible to others and even to ourselves. It exists and creeps under our skin until…
M.O.E. in residence @ Basement Workshop

M.O.E. in residence @ Basement Workshop

Micromanage Overwork Exasperate Micromanage Overwork Exasperate (MOE) is based on interviews done with teachers regarding their teaching experiences in the Singapore education system. It will be staged in September 2016 by the theatre collective Dark Matter Theatrics, which aims to…
PROJECT MEN in residence @ Basement Workshop

PROJECT MEN in residence @ Basement Workshop

PROJECT MEN Project Men (working title) is a new work exploration that came out of a collaboration between two independent artists Neo Hai Bin and Chong Woon Yong. This work explores the Singaporean male identity, using the National Service as a…
DARK ROOM in residence @ Basement Workshop

DARK ROOM in residence @ Basement Workshop

The second iteration of Dark Room was developed in residence at Centre 42's Basement Workshop. Commissioned by Esplanade Presents The Studio. 28 April to 1 May 2016. Follow the artist's research, documentation and rehearsal progress here.
BI(CARA) in residence @ Basement Workshop

BI(CARA) in residence @ Basement Workshop

A new work by Sharda Harrison (Pink Gajah Theatre). Commissioned by the 2016 M1 Singapore Fringe Festival and developed in residence at Centre 42's Basement Workshop. World Premiere 21-24 January 2016, Centre 42 Black Box. Follow the artist's research, documentation…
THE SHAPE OF A BIRD in residence @ Basement Workshop

THE SHAPE OF A BIRD in residence @ Basement Workshop

A new work by playwright Jean Tay. Produced by her newly formed company Saga Seed Theatre; developed in residence at Centre 42's Basement Workshop; and presented by the 2016 M1 Singapore Fringe Festival (15-16 January 2016). Follow the artist's research,…
LEAVE, STAY, OR TO DIE in residence @ Basement Workshop

LEAVE, STAY, OR TO DIE in residence @ Basement Workshop

Leave, Stay, or To Die is playcircle’s debut performance, exploring the relationship between a child and father. Through this, rethinking our role in the family unit. This play is also a crystallisation of its members’ learning in the arts. playcircle…
WITH/OUT in residence @ Basement Workshop

WITH/OUT in residence @ Basement Workshop

A new work by Loo Zihan, a performance and moving-image artist and educator. Commissioned by the 2015 M1 Singapore Fringe Festival and developed in residence at Centre 42's Basement Workshop. World Premiere 14-18 January 2015, Centre 42 Black Box and…
2 HOUSES in residence @ Basement Workshop

2 HOUSES in residence @ Basement Workshop

A new work written and directed by Lim Yu-Beng, produced by Tan Kheng Hua and Joe Sidek. This site-specific play is commissioned by Georgetown Festival 2014 and developed in residence at Centre 42 | Premiere on 28-31 August 2014 @…